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  • Packers interested in Rick Dennison and Adam Stenavich for open offensive line coach job

    ACME Packing Company "The Green Bay Packers and new head coach Matt LaFleur have their coordinators set. On Wednesday, the team officially announced the hiring of Nathaniel Hackett as offensive coordinator, and Mike Pettine returns to lead the defense in 2019. Special teams is still a work in progress, but..." January 16

  • Nathaniel Hackett’s coaching history is littered with bad quarterbacks

    ACME Packing Company "Nathaniel Hackett has been an offensive coordinator in the NFL for parts of five different seasons, following two years as a coordinator at a power-five college football program. Prior to that, his first four years of NFL experience came as an offensive quality control coach for a pair of..." January 15

  • Bills, Browns & Vikings Have Interviewed Joe Philbin

    NFL Trade Rumors "Rob Demovsky of ESPN reports that Packers interim HC Joe Philbin has interviewed with at least three teams including the Browns, Vikings and Bills in recent weeks for undisclosed positions. A prior report mentioned that the Vikings were considering..." January 15

  • Aaron Rodgers sets two NFL interception records in 2018

    247 Sports "Aaron Rodgers did not have his best season in 2018 which led to the Packers finishing the year with a 6-9-1 record. However, he was able to set two NFL records by not throwing interceptions.  Once the season came to an end, the Packers released their Dope Sheet where it..." January 14

  • Packers hire Nathaniel Hackett as offensive coordinator

    247 Sports "The Green Bay Packers have found their offensive coordinator. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, the Packers are hiring Nathaniel Hackett to be the team's new OC. Hackett is the son of Paul Hackett who is a former NFL offensive coordinator. He will work with Matt LaFleur..." January 14

  • Darren Rizzi meeting with Packers about ST coaching job

    USA Today "Matt LaFleur’s search for Ron Zook’s replacement has brought the Green Bay Packers into contact with one of the NFL’s more experienced special teams coordinators. According to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, the Packers have reached out to Miami Dolphins special teams..." January 14

  • Offensive line coach James Campen leaving Packers for Browns

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "After 15 seasons as an assistant coach and five as a player for the Green Bay Packers, James Campen has joined another team. Campen will become associate head coach/offensive line coach for the Cleveland Browns, a source confirmed to PackersNews on Sunday night. ESPN..." January 14

  • How low-key Matt LaFleur can win over Packers' locker room

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Matt LaFleur’s introductory news conference revealed him for who he is: a young, personable but reserved new head coach of the Green Bay Packers. It matched the description I’d heard from a couple of people who’d worked with and observed him in his one season..." January 13

  • Packers interviewing Karl Dorrell for coordinator job

    Green Bay Press Gazette "Based on the number of highly regarded coaches new Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur has attracted for interviews, he could be setting up an impressive first offensive staff. On Friday, LaFleur interviewed former Jacksonville Jaguars offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett, the son..." January 13

  • Packers’ Matt LaFleur blocked from interviewing brother for staff role

    Larry Brown Sports "The Green Bay Packers’ coaching staff could have been a family affair this season, but the San Francisco 49ers are getting in the way. New Packers coach Matt LaFleur reportedly sought to add his younger brother Mike to his staff. Mike LaFleur currently works as the pass game..." January 12

  • Packers admit complacency became a problem under Mike McCarthy

    247 Sports "It's was clear that Mike McCarthy was not going to be the head coach of the Green Bay Packers in 2019. It was a surprise to see the Packers fire him in early December, but team president and CEO Mark Murphy felt like it was the right thing to do for the franchise. And now we know..." January 12

  • Packers part ways with Joe Whitt

    Clutch Points "Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Green Bay Packers have fired their passing game coordinator Joe Whitt Jr. Per ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Green Bay Packers have fired their passing game coordinator Joe Whitt Jr. This comes as no surprise with their addition of..." January 12

  • Todd Monken will interview for Packers’ offensive coordinator position, per report

    ACME Packing Company "After missing out on the Green Bay Packers’ head coaching job, it appears that Todd Monken is still interested in working for the organization. The former Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ offensive coordinator interviewed with the team over the weekend, but missed out on..." January 11

  • NFL's continued lack of diversity in coaching hires is shameful

    USA Today "There’s always an excuse. Jim Caldwell is too boring. Marvin Lewis can’t make in-game adjustments. Vance Joseph wasn’t aggressive enough. Hue Jackson is a fake. Steve Wilks just wasn’t the right fit. Or … something. Rather than..." January 11

  • Packers admit “complacency” had infected the football operation

    Pro Football Talk "They staunchly denied it while Mike McCarthy served as head coach, but they’re admitting it now. The Packers had grown satisfied, and it was time to rid the team of that feeling. During Wednesday’s press conference introducing new coach Matt LaFleur, CEO Mark..." January 10

  • Packers will not retain Ron Zook, per report

    ACME Packing Company "Now that the Green Bay Packers have their next head coach in place, they can turn their attention to the assistant coaches. According to ESPN’s Rob Demovsky, special-teams coordinator Ron Zook will not return in 2019 as part of Matt LaFleur’s staff. As..." January 10

  • LaFleur: Rodgers called before Packers offered HC job

    ESPN "In the hours before the Green Bay Packers offered their coaching job to Matt LaFleur on Monday, his phone rang, and it was Aaron Rodgers on the other end. "That's kind of how I had an idea that maybe I was in the running for it," LaFleur said. Now, his job is..." January 10

  • Mike McCarthy Won’t Coach In 2019

    Pro Football Rumors "After losing out on the Jets’ head coaching job, former Packers head coach Mike McCarthy won’t be on the sidelines in 2019, according to Tom Pelissero of NFL.com (Twitter link), who reports McCarthy is preparing for the 2020 hiring cycle. McCarthy was selective..." January 10

  • Russell Wilson will replace Aaron Rodgers in Pro Bowl

    Seattle Times "Russell Wilson’s playing season isn’t done, after all. The Seahawks announced Wednesday that Wilson will play in the Pro Bowl Jan. 27 in Orlando, Fla., named as a replacement for Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers, who will be unable to attend due to an injury. It..." January 09

  • Dom Capers reportedly a consideration as Cardinals eye veteran DC

    Arizona Sports "There was no keeping their desires close to the vest this time. With Kliff Kingsbury introduced on Tuesday as Arizona Cardinals head coach, the next step — one arguably as important as the head coaching hire itself — was finding his defensive coordinator. “I..." January 09

  • Packers Expected To Keep Mike Pettine’s Defensive Staff In Place

    NFL Trade Rumors "Rob Demovsky reports that the Packers are expected to keep DC Mike Pettine’s defensive staff in place following the news that they’re expected to hire Matt LaFleur as their next head coach. Ian Rapoport confirms that the early expectation that..." January 08

  • Should the Packers consider pursuing a trade for Odell Beckham Jr.?

    Clutch Points "The Green Bay Packers entered this upcoming offseason with uncertainty. The dismissal of Mike McCarthy forced the Packers to hire Titans offensive coordinator Matt LeFleur. But there are two major concerns that the Packers must face. The first is whether or not their..." January 08

  • Packers not expected to receive compensatory picks in 2019 NFL Draft

    ACME Packing Company "Over the Cap is one of the best resources for NFL fans interested in the business and contracts side of football. However, beyond their repository of contract and salary cap details, OTC is also exceptional in their tracking of free agency for the purposes of estimating compensatory draft..." January 07

  • Packers to hire Titans OC Matt LaFleur as head coach

    NFL.com "Green Bay has found its new man. The Packers are hiring Titans offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur as their next head coach, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Monday. LaFleur's ascension to the throne of cheese completes an astronomical rise in an incredibly short..." January 07

  • Packers To Interview Todd Monken

    Pro Football Rumors "The Packers’ search to find Mike McCarthy‘s replacement has become quite extensive. Another candidate is now in the mix. Todd Monken will interview for the job on Saturday night, according to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com (on Twitter). This makes nine candidates (so far)..." January 05

  • Packers will reportedly interview Adam Gase for head coach job

    Larry Brown Sports "The Green Bay Packers will reportedly be the latest team to interview former Miami Dolphins coach Adam Gase. According to Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the Packers are set to interview Gase to replace former head coach Mike McCarthy. " January 04

  • All-Pro Team: Donald, Mahomes among highlights

    NFL.com "Defensive tackle Aaron Donald remains in the running for the NFL's MVP award, but he can now add another accomplishment to his decorated career. Donald, who led the league in sacks with 20.5, was the only unanimous choice to garner first-team All-Pro honors in voting by..." January 04

  • Pat Fitzgerald tiptoes around questions regarding possible Packers interest

    Pro Football Talk "Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald has suggested that he’s staying put. The Packers reportedly still want to talk to him. And Fitzgerald hasn’t slammed the door on the possibility. Fitzgerald appeared Thursday on 670 The Score, and he was asked whether his statements about..." January 03

  • Is Packers’ Job Only Way Josh McDaniels Will Leave Patriots?

    NESN "It appears that no matter what, Josh McDaniels will be working with a future Hall of Famer under center in 2019. The New England Patriots offensive coordinator, one year removed from accepting the Indianapolis Colts’ head coach position and then changing his mind at the last..." January 03

  • 40 of 50 most-watched sporting events in 2018 were NFL games

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL dominated the American sports television landscape in 2018. Of the 50 most-watched sporting events in 2018, 40 were NFL games, according to Sports Media Watch. That includes the seven most-watched events of the year: The Super Bowl, the two conference..." January 03

  • Packers Want to Interview Saints OC Pete Carmichael for HC Vacancy

    12 Up "Since firing long-time head coach Mike McCarthy during the regular season, the Packers have been discussing who should replace the 14-year veteran moving forward. After appointing Joe Philbin as interim HC, the Packers have been putting together a head coach shortlist..." January 02

  • Packers Interviewing Interim HC Joe Philbin Today Or Tomorrow

    NFL Trade Rumors "Rob Demovsky of ESPN reports that Packers interim HC Joe Philbin will interview for the full-time job either today or tomorrow before president Mark Murphy and GM Brian Gutekunst travel to meet with external candidates Josh McDaniels, Dan..." January 02

  • Brian Flores To Meet With Browns, Buccaneers, Dolphins, Packers

    Pro Football Rumors "The latest Patriots bye week will bring quite the workload for linebackers coach Brian Flores. While he is still arranging his schedule, he has agreed to meet with the Browns, Buccaneers, Dolphins and Packers about their head coaching vacancies, Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports..." January 01

  • Packers, Browns request Saints' Dan Campbell to interview for head coach openings

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Saints assistant head coach/tight ends Dan Campbell could soon have an opportunity to lead his own team. According to an NFL Network report on Monday, the Packers and Browns have requested Campbell to interview for their head coaching vacancies. Campbell, 42, has..." January 01

  • Packers gain plenty of company in head coaching search

    Madison.com "Sean Payton despises the term "Black Monday." And he's one of the coaches who always survives it. Six head coaches were fired as the NFL season concluded, four of them on Monday. Two, Mike McCarthy in Green Bay and Hue Jackson in Cleveland, didn't even make it that..." January 01

  • Josh McDaniels To Interview With Packers On Friday

    CBS Boston "Josh McDaniels has his bye week plans settled. The Patriots’ offensive coordinator will interview for the head coaching job of the Green Bay Packers on Friday, according to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. This certainly will not be the first rodeo for McDaniels,..." January 01

  • Packers want interview with Titans offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur

    WTMJ "The ninth name to surface in the interview process for the Green Bay Packers is the offensive coordinator for Tennessee. Ian Rapoport of NFL.com says that the Packers have asked for permission to talk with Titans offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur. He has 10 years of NFL..." January 01

  • Aaron Rodgers left Packers’ season finale in an ambulance, per report

    ACME Packing Company "An arguably foolish decision became much more foolish on Sunday. Green Bay Packersquarterback Aaron Rodgers not only left the team’s season finale against the Detroit Lions with a concussion, but he also was transported to a local hospital via ambulance for testing per..." December 31

  • Report: Packers to request interviews with Josh McDaniels, Brian Flores

    Pro Football Talk "The regular season is over for 30 of the league’s 32 teams and that means it is just about time for head coaching searches to kick into high gear. When they do, Jim McBride of the Boston Globereports and PFT has confirmed that the Packers are expected to..." December 31

  • Packers Insider Suggests Aaron Rodgers Could Have Offseason Knee Surgery

    12 Up "Aside from Aaron Rodgers record-breaking contract, 2018 has been anything but positive for the Green Bay Packers superstar quarterback. The team went out in Week 17, not with a bang, but a whimper following a 31-0 shutout loss to their NFC North rivals the Detroit..." December 31

  • Packers name captains for 2018 finale

    Packers.com "As per team tradition, the Packers select game captains each week. Today's captains will be RB Jamaal Williams (offense), LB Clay Matthews (defense) and LB James Crawford (special teams).   " December 30

  • Aaron Rodgers being evaluated for a concussion

    Fantasy Pros "Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has left Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions to be evaluated for a concussion, according to NFL insider Adam Schefter. (Adam Schefter on Twitter) Sunday's Week 17 matchup against the Lions is a meaningless one for both teams, so it's..." December 30

  • Aaron Rodgers suffers concussion in Packers' season finale

    NFL.com "Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers left during the second quarter of Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions after suffering a concussion. DeShone Kizer has taken over at quarterback for the Packers. Television cameras showed Rodgers walking off the field for the locker..." December 30

  • Packers expected to request interview with Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald for head-coaching job

    ESPN "The Green Bay Packers are expected to request an interview with Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald for their vacant head-coaching job after he coaches the Wildcats in the Holiday Bowl against Utah on Monday, a league source told ESPN. It is unclear whether Fitzgerald would interview,..." December 30

  • Davante Adams won’t set any Packers records on Sunday

    USA Today "Green Bay Packers receiver Davante Adams won’t be breaking any records in the season finale. Adams is inactive for Sunday’s Week 17 showdown with the Detroit Lions. He exited Week 16 needing two catches and 134 receiving yards to break both team records. The Pro..." December 30

  • Packers Audition WR Devin Smith

    Pro Football Rumors "After being unceremoniously cut by the Jets back in July, wideout Devin Smith seems to be targeting a return to the NFL. ESPN’s Rob Demovsky reports that the former second-rounder auditioned for the Packers yesterday. The 2015 second-round pick out of Ohio State spent the..." December 29

  • Davante Adams, David Bakhtiari questionable

    Pro Football Talk "Aaron Rodgers will play Sunday, but how long will he play with all the injuries the Packers have up front? Starting left tackle David Bakhtiari is questionable with a hip injury, and backup tackle Jason Spriggs is doubtful with a concussion. Left guard Lane Taylor is questionable with..." December 28

  • Will Packers make a run at Pat Fitzgerald?

    Pro Football Talk "The head start that the Packers secured by firing coach Mike McCarthy with four weeks left in the regular season allowed Green Bay to court, and to interview, candidates not currently tied to other NFL teams. That has resulted in reported interviews with candidates like former Colts/Lions coach..." December 28

  • Mike Pettine plans to 'respect process' of coaching search

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Defensive coordinator Mike Pettine said Thursday he has not made a firm decision on whether to apply for the Green Bay Packers head-coach opening, but he said not much has changed since stating earlier in the year that he preferred to remain a coordinator. Pettine would probably get a..." December 28

  • Tight end Robert Tonyan gives Packers a glimpse of his potential

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Tight end Robert Tonyan envisions the day when he can do for the Green Bay Packers more of what he did Sunday with his team trailing 35-23. It was fourth and 1 at the New York Jets 46-yard line and Tonyan was lined up flexed to the left side where veteran Jimmy Graham usually stands..." December 27